IEC 60601-1-8:2006

Medical electrical equipment — Part 1-8: General requirements for basic safety and essential performance — Collateral standard: General requirements, tests and guidance for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems

Publication date:   Nov 13, 2006

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90.93 Standard confirmed   Dec 3, 2020

IEC

ISO/TC 121/SC 3 Respiratory devices and related equipment used for patient care

International Standard

11.040.10   Anaesthetic, respiratory and reanimation equipment

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Specifies basic safety and essential performance requirements and tests for alarm systems in medical electrical equipment and medical electrical systems and to provide guidance for their application. This is accomplished by defining alarm categories (priorities) by degree of urgency, consistent alarm signals and consistent control states and their marking for all alarm systems.

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PUBLISHED
IEC 60601-1-8:2006
90.93 Standard confirmed
Dec 3, 2020

CORRIGENDA / AMENDMENTS

Amended by
IEC 60601-1-8:2006/Amd 1:2012

Amended by
IEC 60601-1-8:2006/Amd 2:2020

REVISED BY

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IEC/CD 60601-1-8